8th Grade

English Monday, 1/9 Tuesday, 1/10 Wednesday, 1/11 Thursday, 1/12 Friday, 1/13
Mrs. Barry
LITERATURE (6/7) LITERATURE (6/7) LITERATURE (6/7) LITERATURE (6/7) LITERATURE (6/7)
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Continue/complete background research/discussion of Roll of Thunder (ROT). Hand out books, packets, Linoit activity. Library/SSR. Work on Ch 1-3 vocabulary for ROT. Sharecropping activity; review vocab.; background info on ROT. Begin reading Roll of Thunder (ROT) Chapter 1. Look for characterization examples and figurative language. Continue reading ROT (chapter 1), and ethics discussion. Look for characterization examples and figurative language.
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Complete ROT vocab Chapters 1-3 by Wednesday (1/11). LIBRARY tomorrow. Find and begin reading 4th term RC book by 1/19. RC test/form/summaries due by 2/16. Complete ROT vocab Chapters 1-3 by Wednesday (1/11). Find and begin reading 4th term RC book by 1/19. RC test/form/summaries due by 2/16. Find and begin reading 4th term RC book by 1/19. RC test/form/summaries due by 2/16. Finish reading ROT chapter 1 and questions for chapter in packet by Tuesday 1/17. Write answers in complete sentences in your notebook- NOT in the packet. Complete characterization chart as you read. Find and begin reading 4th term RC book by 1/19. RC test/form/summaries due by 2/16. ***Extra Credit figurative language due 2/6 Finish reading ROT chapter 1 and questions for chapter in packet by Tuesday 1/17. Write answers in complete sentences in your notebook- NOT in the packet. Complete characterization chart as you read. Find and begin reading 4th term RC book by 1/19. RC test/form/summaries due by 2/16. ***Extra Credit figurative language due 2/6
Ms. Benedick
BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4)
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-Lois Lowry interview and censorship article -Discussed topics and started prewriting for essay -Theme practice for The Giver -Introduce book trailer project and brainstorm ideas -Book trailer scripts, started filming -Outline for theme essay
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-Bring phones to class tomorrow -Choose RC novel for Term 4 by Friday -Choose RC novel for Term 4 by Friday -Finish outline for theme essay for class tomorrow! -Find Term 4 Reading Counts book
LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5)
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-Reviewed parts of an argument -Started prewriting for essay Argument writing practice Started researching topics and taking notes on Google Sheet
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Essay proposal due by Wednesday 1/11 Essay proposal due tomorrow at the start of class! None - relax
BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7)
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-Lois Lowry interview and censorship article -Discussed topics and started prewriting for essay -Theme practice for The Giver -Introduce book trailer project and brainstorm ideas -Book trailer scripts, started filming -Outline for theme essay
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-Bring phones to class tomorrow -Choose RC novel for Term 4 by Friday -Choose RC novel for Term 4 by Friday -Finish outline for theme essay for class tomorrow! -Find Term 4 Reading Counts book
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Mrs. Leone
BLOCK (4/5) BLOCK (4/5) BLOCK (4/5) BLOCK (4/5) BLOCK (4/5)
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-Bellringer #1-10
-Freedom Summer Murders review posters and Gallery Walk
-Bellringer #11-20
-CommonLit Assignments
-Unjournaling
-Check on resolutions
-Bellringer #21-30
-Library (4th hour)
-How to analyze writing prompts -Clean out binders
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-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (2/3) BLOCK (2/3) BLOCK (2/3) BLOCK (2/3)
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-Bellringer #1-10
-Freedom Summer Murders review posters and Gallery Walk
-Bellringer #11-20
-CommonLit Assignments
-Unjournaling
-Check on resolutions
-Bellringer #21-30
-Finish Freedom Summer Murders review sheet
-How to analyze writing prompts -Clean out binders
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-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
-Rd. __ pages in RC Book (Due Feb. 9)
-Study Lit. Terms -Freedom Summer Murders quiz over Chapters 1-3 on Friday
Ms. Lueders
BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4) BLOCK (3/4)
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The Shadow Club essay guidelines -begin filling in graphic organizer planner & drafting The Shadow Club essay drafting (filling in graphic organizer, beginning 1st draft) -1 on 1 teacher-student conferencing to discuss previous semester's writing The Shadow Club essay drafting -paragraph planners due today -use planners to write 1st draft paragraphs -teacher-student conferencing continues The Shadow Club essay drafting -last day of conferencing -continue drafting 1st rought draft of paragraphs Library day (must commit to T4 RC book today!) The Shadow Club essay drafting -last day to draft paragraphs
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-graphic organizer due Wed. -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -graphic organizer due tomorrow -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -work on rough draft paragraphs -look for term 4 RC book (must commit on Friday) -study lit terms -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -be ready to peer edit & revise 1st drafts on Tuesday! -read RC book and fill out think sheet (due Feb. 10th) -study lit terms
LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5) LANGUAGE (5)
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introduction to argument writing -argument paragraph guidelines explore possible debate topics and choose top 3 mini-lesson: reliable sources, how to determine what's reliable vs. not -narrow down topics to 1, choose a side to argue research day in the lab (find evidence to support your claim) -research day in the lab (find evidence to support your claim) -fill in graphic organizer (paragraph planner)
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-think about things you like to argue about -for the top 3 chosen topics, write down both sides of the argument -commit to topic and side -keep all notes organized -have all notes organized/paragraph planner done, and be ready to create 1st draft on Tuesday
BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7) BLOCK (6/7)
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The Shadow Club essay guidelines -begin filling in graphic organizer planner & drafting The Shadow Club essay drafting (filling in graphic organizer, beginning 1st draft) -1 on 1 teacher-student conferencing to discuss previous semester's writing The Shadow Club essay drafting -paragraph planners due today -use planners to write 1st draft paragraphs -teacher-student conferencing continues The Shadow Club essay drafting -last day of conferencing -continue drafting 1st rought draft of paragraphs Library day (must commit to T4 RC book today!) The Shadow Club essay drafting -last day to draft paragraphs
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-graphic organizer due Wed. -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -graphic organizer due tomorrow -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -work on rough draft paragraphs -look for term 4 RC book (must commit on Friday) -study lit terms -look for term 4 RC book -study lit terms -be ready to peer edit & revise 1st drafts on Tuesday! -read RC book and fill out think sheet (due Feb. 10th) -study lit terms
Mr. Post
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Fluency read #1 (begin new passage), Library check-out, continue reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 pp. 5 - 16 Fluency read #2, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #4 – 7 due!, continue reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 pp. 5 - 23 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #8 – 9 due!, Continue reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 pp. 23 – 27 Fluency read #3, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #10 due!, continue reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 2 pp. 28 - 35
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1. Read a good novel for 20 minutes! Reading Counts #4 due by 2/10, 2. Study literature terms, 3. Complete Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #4 - 7 1. Read a good novel for 20 minutes! Reading Counts #4 due by 2/10, 2. Study literature terms, 3. Complete Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #8 - 9 1. Read a good novel for 20 minutes! Reading Counts #4 due by 2/10, 2. Study literature terms, 3. Complete Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 1 study guide #10 1. Read a good novel for 20 minutes! Reading Counts #4 due by 2/10, 2. Study literature terms, 3. Complete Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ch. 2 study guide #1 - 4
Mrs. Short
7th & 8th LANGUAGE 7th & 8th LANGUAGE 7th & 8th LANGUAGE 7th & 8th LANGUAGE 7th & 8th LANGUAGE
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7th & 8th LITERATURE 7th & 8th LITERATURE 7th & 8th LITERATURE 7th & 8th LITERATURE 7th & 8th LITERATURE
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Math Monday, 1/9 Tuesday, 1/10 Wednesday, 1/11 Thursday, 1/12 Friday, 1/13

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Mrs. Barry
FOCUS ( 3,4) FOCUS ( 3,4) FOCUS ( 3,4) FOCUS ( 3,4) FOCUS ( 3,4)
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Bully Prevention Survey, Introduce STEM project: pizza predicament. Begin group discussion about companies to research. How to graph equations and systems of equations. (book pages 202-205) STEM project work day- gather data for pizza companies Types of graphs- which ones are best to use and when STEM project work day- finish gathering data for pizza companies and begin graphs
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Need graph paper tomorrow. Think about pizza company to research (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal. Book page 206 (1-3) & (7-16)- USE GRAPH PAPER AND A STRAIGHT EDGE! Think about pizza company to research (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal. Research pizza companies and gather data for graphs. (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal. Worksheet- best representation of data. Research pizza companies and gather data for graphs. (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal. Research pizza companies and gather data for graphs/ begin graphs. (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal.
ALGEBRA (5) ALGEBRA (5) ALGEBRA (5) ALGEBRA (5) ALGEBRA (5)
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Bully Prevention Survey, Scientific notation (lesson 8.2 in book) Multiplication properties of exponents (lesson 8.3) Division properties of exponents (lesson 8.5) Rational exponents Graphing exponentials (8.7)
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page 439 (8-40 even) pages 443-444 (8-26 even) & (40-47 all). pages 449-450 (2-26 even) & page 456 (5-15), (22-34 even), & (42-49). Rational exponents worksheet (evens). ***UNIT 6 TEST- 1/20 worksheet 8.7 (odds). For #13-21 find domain, range and asymptote. ***UNIT 6 TEST- 1/20
Mrs. Harte
FOCUS (7) FOCUS (7) FOCUS (7) FOCUS (7) FOCUS (7)
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Bully Prevention Day Survey; Work on Project Work on Career Connections Project Work on Career Connections Project Work on Career Connections Project Work on Career Connections Project
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1. Pg. 191-195 #odds only *enter online 2. Career Connections Part 3 due end of day tomorrow 1. Pg. 191-195 #odds only *enter online 2. Career Connections Part 3 due end of day tomorrow 1. Pg. 191-195 #odds only *enter online 2. Career Connections Part 3 due end of day tomorrow 1. Pg. 191-195 #odds only *enter online 2. Career Connections Part 3 due end of day tomorrow 1. Career Connections Project due at 11:59PM
Mrs. Siebum
MATH (5) MATH (5) MATH (5) MATH (5) MATH (5)
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Bully Prevention Survey, STAR Equivalent Fractions Equivalent fractions Task Card Activity Equivalent Fractions Review
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NO HW wksht 2 rows A, G, H Missing Numbers (finding equivalent fractions) wksht Math Drills C worksheet
Mrs. Turner
FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS
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Bully Prevention Survey, Introduce STEM project: pizza predicament. Begin group discussion about companies to research I can solve a system of equations by grapohing and finding the coordinate where the two lines intersect. 5.1 Work day for STEM project - gathering reasearch and data about prices for a varitey of pizza sizes and toppings. I can choose the best representation for any given data by knowing what information needs to be presented. Work day for STEM project - gathering reasearch and data about prices for a varitey of pizza sizes and toppings
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Need graph paper tomorrow. Think about pizza company to research (Group needs to be ready to present on 1/23.) Work on 4th term equations goal. 1. Page 206 #7-16 all 2. 4th term bonus 3. project group presenation on pizza companies is 1/23 1. worksheet 9.8 2. group presenation on pizza companies is 1/23 group presenation on pizza companies is 1/23
Science Monday, 1/9 Tuesday, 1/10 Wednesday, 1/11 Thursday, 1/12 Friday, 1/13
Mrs. Roos
SCIENCE
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U1L1 Notes Finish U1L1 Notes and start Speed/Distance/Time Worksheets Balloon Launch "Speed of Walkers" Activity Go over worksheets (self-correct) and catch up on any missing work. Laptops available to do BrainPop over Speed and Acceleration
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U1L1 Pgs. 5-11 in book U1L1 Pgs. 12-17 in book Continue working on Speed/Distance/Time worksheets (to be graded Friday) Finish "Speed of Walkers" Activity Relax!
Mrs. Schlake
SCIENCE
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Interactive notes for unit 1, lesson 1. Interactive notes for unit 1, lesson1. Speed of Walkers activity. Go over p. 16-17. Create a distance-time graph. Begin Investigate Average Speed lab.
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p. 16-17 due Wednesday. p. 16-17 due Wednesday. Create a vocabulary study tool for unit 1, lesson 1 by Friday (quizlet, four-square, journal flips). Distance-time graph due Thursday 1/19/17. Distance-time graph due Thursday 1/19/17.
Social
Studies
Monday, 1/9 Tuesday, 1/10 Wednesday, 1/11 Thursday, 1/12 Friday, 1/13
Mr. Ahrens
SOCIAL STUDIES
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Crisis in Haiti STEM Project Continue working on Crisis in Haiti STEM Project Continue working on Crisis in Haiti STEM project Crisis in Haiti Presentations Finish Crisis in Haiti Presentations
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Crisis in Haiti STEM Project Due Crisis in Haiti STEM Project Crisis in Haiti STEM Presentations are on Thursday
Mrs. Leone
SOCIAL STUDIES
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-Turn in Junior Scholastic HW
-Crisis in Haiti project
-Crisis in Haiti project -Crisis in Haiti Presentations -Crisis in Haiti Presentations
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-Crisis in Haiti presentation on Wednesday- continue research if needed
-Crisis in Haiti presentation on Wednesday- finish if needed
-Presentations continue tomorrow- be ready!
Mr. Post
SOCIAL STUDIES
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“Know the News: Haiti in Crisis” w/s due!, Continue Jr. Scholastic magazine – “Help for Haiti” research solution “Know the News: Haiti in Crisis” w/s due!, Continue Jr. Scholastic magazine – “Help for Haiti” research solution Continue “Help for Haiti” research solution 1. “Help for Haiti” research solution presentations “Help for Haiti” research solution presentations
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Haiti project presentations are due Wednesday. Complete Almanac questions, 2. Haiti project presentations are due Thursday. 1. Haiti project presentations are due tomorrow - Thursday Continue to prepare for Haiti project presentations

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